School board hosting mental health information sessions for parents in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills

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March 30, 2022 at 5:05 pm

The positive mental health and well-being of students in Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills is more important than ever today.

Which is why the Halton District School Board is hosting Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions this spring for parents/guardians.

The sessions will be led by a mental health expert in each of the specific areas selected based on feedback from parents/guardians.

The experts will share their knowledge and provide helpful information and resources parents/guardians can use to support their kids.

Sessions include:

  • Building Executive Function Skills in Teenagers – Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Supporting a Child who is Grieving – Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Black Mixed-race Children & Identity – Wednesday, April 27 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Mental Health, Well-Being & Autism Spectrum Disorder – Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Celebrating Neurodiversity – Monday, May 9 at 7 – 7:45 p.m.
  • Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ Students – Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Anxiety & Depression in Youth – Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Parents/guardian must register for the session as there are limited spots available. They can register by completing the Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions Registration Form.

Sessions, which are not recorded, will be held on Google Meet, where closed captioning is available in various languages. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the session.

Parents/guardians can submit questions when completing the registration form or during the session.

More information is also available on HDSB’s Mental Health & Well-Being webpage.

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